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Meet the Staff: Amy Gardner

Each month, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re excited to introduce you to Amy Gardner! What is your role at School on Wheels? I am the Program Manager for Cold Spring School, […]

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Tutor Tips: Tutor Toolkit Games

Have you checked out our tutor tool kit videos yet? The tutor tool kits are an amazing resource filled with a wide-variety of activities that support grades K-12 in math, science, language, and visual arts. However, we know it can be a challenge to pick an appropriate grade-level game when you have a student by your […]

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Tutor Tips: Behavior Management 101

Last week,  School on Wheels was fortunate to have two amazing speakers to present on the topic of Behavior Management. Holli Frazell, the Director of Organizational Leadership & Development at Bierman ABA Autism Centers, and Stacy Pigg, the Culture and Climate Specialist at Cold Spring Elementary (one of our partner schools), gave our tutors and […]

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#SharetheLoveIndy Results Are In!

Every February, the School on Wheels community unites to #SharetheLoveIndy to share stories of our amazing kids and to raise vital funding to provide 1:1 tutoring for students experiencing homelessness. We ate, drank, shopped, and even worked out in the name of education. We couldn’t have done it without each amazing and dedicated volunteer who […]

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Meet the Staff: Tocarra Mallard

Every few months, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re highlighting Tocarra Mallard, one of our Program Coordinators. What is your role at School on Wheels? I’m a Program Coordinator for Coburn Place. […]

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Multiplying Our Mission

Every person involved in making our mission possible – from volunteers, to partners, to staff members — has a reason why they are involved, and February is the time of year when we ask people to share those reasons! During #SharetheLoveIndy, our annual awareness building and fundraising campaign, it’s inspiring to see how people are advocating for […]

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One Hour at a Time

We always say that tutoring changes two lives: a child’s life and your life. Never has this been more evident to me than with my daughter. School on Wheels has been a part of Julia’s life since I started working here eight years ago when she was ten years old. At age eleven she began […]

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Family Matters…at Tutoring!

Volunteering as a family is a great way to spend positive time together while making a big impact in the community. Sekar and Vishnu Iyer are just one of our adult/child teams who dedicate one hour of each week to working with our kiddos at Coburn Place. Sekar and Vishnu began tutoring in August of 2017. “My favorite part about tutoring […]

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It’s almost time to #SharetheLoveIndy!

2018 has been off to such a great start at School on Wheels, and it’s only going to get bigger and better from here! It’s almost time for #SharetheLoveIndy 2018, and we couldn’t be more excited to share a sneak peek of all that’s going to be happening next month. This February, School on Wheels […]

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Tutor Tips: Toolkit Videos

Did you know that learning new tips and tricks for tutoring is as simple as watching a few videos? The tutor tool kits are an amazing resource filled with a wide-variety of activities that support grades k-12 in math, science and language arts. While we realize they are a great resource, we also know it […]